Anna said she wanted to do good because her faith teaches her that it’s important to help others. And so she put her heart into the effort.
As my family anticipates yet another holiday in 2020 requiring painful, loving sacrifices to protect the health of our elderly parents, I am nudged toward acceptance and surrender, both of which God has been trying to teach me my whole life.
As any parent with a child in college knows, a college education is not cheap.
Hispanic Ethnic Ministries Office begins training the first cohort of Hispanic/Latino Catholic leaders in January.
Brighten a life this Christmas! This is a special opportunity to sponsor an individual or family through the Gift of Christmas Program at Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet.
I know how poverty looks; how domestic violence feels; how alcoholism smells; how hunger hurts.
Two weeks ago, a good friend of mine, Marlene Byrne, sent me a copy of her new book, co-authored by David Haznaw.
I was literally raised in a barn. My father bought a barn that had been used to store hay and moved it onto our property.
It can be difficult to be a college campus minister in today’s complex society.
An art print that my parents had at the house I grew up in read, “No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow.”
Vespers Service | September 28, 2020 | Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus, Joliet, IL
Since becoming a diocese in 1948, Joliet has had five previous bishops.
Today as we celebrate the feast of the Archangels, we hope and pray that our Church may reflect what these Angels do.
Parents' role in their children's faith formation is more important than ever.
I have been in education for over 30 years, and I have never had an opening of school like this.
The diocesan Office of Youth Formation decided to address this difficult time in the world by lifting hearts, minds and souls toward God.
The pandemic has caused an increase of stress and anxiety as parish budgets have been adversely affected.
Put away all of your preconceived ideas of the humanity of Jesus and prepare to be amazed with 'The Chosen' TV series based on the Gospels.
Bishop Ronald A. Hicks was installed on Sept. 29, 2020 as the sixth Bishop of the Diocese of Joliet.
“This is going to be harder than I thought,” Bishop Emeritus R. Daniel Conlon said.
This prayer opportunity for me was a game-changer.
Meet Jane Lagger from the Diocesan Development Office.
What happens when you combine rainfall, sunlight and soil? You get the perfect conditions to grow plants.
Carlos Briceño recently sat down to talk to Dr. Michael J. Boyle, the new diocesan Catholic Schools Office superintendent, about his hopes and some of the obstacles facing Catholic schools in the upcoming school year.